Martan the Marvel Man. Martan is an alien, “the most promising of youths” of the techno-utopian planet Antaclea, who comes to Earth on a joy ride with his wife Vana. Unfortunately, while he's here he discovers that evil Martians, carrying out the orders of the Supreme Three Of The Universe, have already arrived on Earth and are trying to conquer Earth. Martan and his wife fight against the Martians and against Saturnian germ aliens. Martan has super-strength and telepathy as well as advanced technology, including paralyzing ray guns, heat ray guns, and force shields.
First Appearance: Popular Comics #46 (Dell), Dec 1939. 19 appearances, 1939-1941. Created by G. Ellerbrock and William Kent
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